Psychiatry – Child Adolescent

Park Ridge, IL

Job Description
Advocate Children’s Hospital/Advocate Medical Group seeks a BC/BE fellowship-trained Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our growing practice at Advocate Children’s Hospital’s Park Ridge campus, located just northwest of Chicago. This is a full-time, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry position. The position is primarily inpatient consultation/liaison services to an acute and chronically ill pediatric population within all medical units of the Children’s hospital and an opportunity for supervision and teaching in addition to providing outpatient services.
  • The physician will join a growing team of psychiatrists and therapists to meet the behavioral health needs of the pediatric population for Advocate Children’s Hospital.
  • The primary site of service will be Park Ridge, IL; however, there may be future opportunities to expand or cover services in other areas.
  • The position will serve as a key member of the division of pediatric psychiatry and will be integral in helping to further develop and strengthen the inpatient consultation services for the pediatric behavioral health service line.
  • The outpatient practice in Park Ridge is located within the Yachtman Pediatric Multi-specialty building, where the physician will have the opportunity work amongst a full complement of pediatric sub-specialists.
Adjacent to Lutheran General Hospital, the physician will have a close working relationship with the providers on the only Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Inpatient unit.
The twelve bed unit will serve as an important referral source for patients seeking outpatient care after discharge.
Qualified experienced applicants need to be Board Certified/Eligible MD or DO in Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. As part of Advocate Aurora Health Care, Advocate Children’s Hospital is also collaborating with North Shore Pediatrics and the University of Chicago making us the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and the 10th largest Healthcare system in the US. Salary and comprehensive benefits are available through Advocate Medical Group, one of the largest physician-run organizations in the state.  Not J 1 eligible.
About Park Ridge, Illinois
Park Ridge is a picturesque suburb located 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, convenient to O'Hare Airport, major expressways, CTA and Metra trains allowing for an easy commute into the city while enjoying peaceful suburban living.
Park Ridge is a prime residential community that retains its distinctive, small-town charm where “community” is a big part of this suburban town. The City’s vibrant Uptown shopping area includes the Metra station, Public Library and several parks featuring live musical concerts and special events are held in the summer.
Throughout the City, quiet tree-lined streets, pleasing architecture, excellent schools, centrally located library and ample parks help make Park Ridge one of the most desirable family communities in the Chicago area.
Unique shops and a great selection of restaurants fill the Uptown area, where new buildings blend serenely with historic ones. The Uptown Park Ridge skyline is graced with cupolas, church spires and the 100-foot tower of the Art Deco Pickwick Theatre, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
In addition to the Uptown shopping area, Park Ridge offers other shopping and dining convenient to every neighborhood, including South Park, Village Green, the Dee Park area bordering Oakton Ave. and the Higgins Corridor bordering Chicago.
Park Ridge hosts a variety of businesses from privately owned to major corporations and is home to Lutheran General Hospital, a Level 1 trauma center, teaching hospital and part of Advocate Aurora Health-the 10th largest not for profit health system in the country.
About Advocate Aurora Health 
Together, we make healthy happen.
Advocate Aurora Health’s combined strength and stability drives us forward. Our integrated delivery model allows our clinicians to offer state-of-the-art, top tier quality care throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern and central Illinois.
Our supportive staff and leadership are committed to an autonomous practice environment and continuously strive to be on the forefront of managing the changing healthcare landscape, advances in technology and innovative approaches to providing impeccable outcomes for our patients.
Whether you’re looking to practice in the heart of a dynamic city such as Chicago or Milwaukee, a multi-specialty clinic in the suburbs, or a charming small town, Advocate Aurora Health has an opportunity for you.